Period
to 3 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Product Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Product Management over the 6 months to 3 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Product Management
UK
6 months to
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 268 279 314
Rank change year-on-year +11 +35 -7
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 897 1,396 1,596
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.19% 1.14% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.24% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 810 1,081 1,387
Median annual salary £62,582 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.13% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £40,750 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -0.99% -4.27%

Product Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 70,071 112,451 137,919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.58% 92.04% 92.35%
Number of salaries quoted 54,831 90,161 110,278
Median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.80% +1.90% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Product Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Product Management.

Salary trend for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Product Management over the 6 months to 3 March 2021.

Salary histogram for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Management within the UK over the 6 months to 3 March 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +13 804 £62,582 +0.13% 117
UK excluding London +56 424 £55,000 +10.00% 76
London -6 394 £75,000 +7.14% 46
Work from Home -34 184 £65,000 +13.04% 22
South East +31 143 £57,500 - 24
Midlands +68 76 £62,500 +38.89% 13
North of England +31 67 £55,000 +11.11% 16
West Midlands +58 54 £63,750 +41.67% 3
South West +36 54 £39,000 -14.29% 4
Scotland +44 42 £60,000 - 3
North West +51 35 £60,000 -4.00% 7
East of England +66 34 £75,000 +50.00% 12
Yorkshire +11 28 £62,500 +26.26% 6
East Midlands +43 25 £72,500 +61.11% 10
Northern Ireland +12 10 - - 3
Wales +32 4 £45,000 -20.00% 1
North East +6 4 £40,000 -11.11% 3

For the 6 months to 3 March 2021, IT jobs citing Product Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Product Management.

1 479 (53.40%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (22.85%) Marketing
3 201 (22.41%) Finance
4 181 (20.18%) Scrum
5 174 (19.40%) Degree
6 169 (18.84%) User Experience
7 158 (17.61%) Product Roadmap
8 125 (13.94%) User Stories
8 125 (13.94%) Analytics
9 121 (13.49%) SaaS
10 117 (13.04%) Azure
11 111 (12.37%) DevOps
12 110 (12.26%) Microsoft
13 107 (11.93%) Project Management
14 100 (11.15%) Stakeholder Management
14 100 (11.15%) SQL
15 93 (10.37%) Problem-Solving
16 90 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
17 88 (9.81%) Fintech
18 85 (9.48%) Continuous Improvement
19 77 (8.58%) Computer Science
20 75 (8.36%) JavaScript
20 75 (8.36%) Windows
21 74 (8.25%) QA
22 73 (8.14%) Customer Requirements
23 71 (7.92%) Coaching
23 71 (7.92%) Software Engineering
24 69 (7.69%) Presales
24 69 (7.69%) Acceptance Criteria
25 68 (7.58%) Java

Product Management
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (2.34%) Confluence
2 15 (1.67%) CMS
3 7 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (0.78%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.67%) IIS
5 4 (0.45%) WordPress
6 3 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.33%) TPMS
7 2 (0.22%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Fuse
8 1 (0.11%) Apache
8 1 (0.11%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.45%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (0.22%) Figma
5 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.22%) Sketch
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.11%) InVision
6 1 (0.11%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 13 (1.45%) R3 Corda
2 4 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.33%) Distributed Ledger
3 3 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.33%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.22%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.22%) Shopify
5 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.11%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 121 (13.49%) SaaS
2 117 (13.04%) Azure
3 45 (5.02%) AWS
4 28 (3.12%) Microsoft 365
5 20 (2.23%) Power Platform
6 14 (1.56%) PaaS
7 9 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (0.89%) Amazon SQS
8 8 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.89%) Google Analytics
9 7 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
9 7 (0.78%) IaaS
9 7 (0.78%) Serverless
10 5 (0.56%) GitHub
11 4 (0.45%) GCP
11 4 (0.45%) Heroku
12 3 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.33%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.33%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.01%) Unified Communications
2 16 (1.78%) VPN
3 13 (1.45%) WAN
4 12 (1.34%) HTTP
5 8 (0.89%) Internet
6 7 (0.78%) Software-Defined Networking
6 7 (0.78%) VoIP
7 6 (0.67%) LAN
8 5 (0.56%) DNS
8 5 (0.56%) Skype
9 4 (0.45%) 5G
9 4 (0.45%) Broadband
9 4 (0.45%) Firewall
9 4 (0.45%) MPLS
9 4 (0.45%) RTP
9 4 (0.45%) RTSP
9 4 (0.45%) SMS
9 4 (0.45%) Wireless
10 3 (0.33%) 4G
10 3 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (5.35%) SQL Server
2 26 (2.90%) Relational Database
3 21 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (1.78%) Blockchain
4 16 (1.78%) MySQL
5 15 (1.67%) Big Data
6 14 (1.56%) Power BI
7 9 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (0.67%) Mixpanel
8 6 (0.67%) NoSQL
9 5 (0.56%) Data Lake
9 5 (0.56%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.56%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.45%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.33%) Star Schema
12 2 (0.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.22%) Qlik Sense
12 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 61 (6.80%) JIRA
2 45 (5.02%) Git (software)
3 18 (2.01%) Jenkins
4 17 (1.90%) Visual Studio
5 13 (1.45%) Bitbucket
6 12 (1.34%) MSI
6 12 (1.34%) Selenium
7 10 (1.11%) WiX
8 8 (0.89%) Cucumber
8 8 (0.89%) JMeter
8 8 (0.89%) webpack
9 7 (0.78%) Eclipse
9 7 (0.78%) Storybook
10 6 (0.67%) Appium
10 6 (0.67%) Gatling
10 6 (0.67%) Subversion
10 6 (0.67%) TestRail
10 6 (0.67%) WebDriver
11 5 (0.56%) Mockito
11 5 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 205 (22.85%) Marketing
2 201 (22.41%) Finance
3 41 (4.57%) Banking
3 41 (4.57%) Telecoms
4 33 (3.68%) Public Sector
4 33 (3.68%) Retail
5 32 (3.57%) Games
6 27 (3.01%) Manufacturing
7 25 (2.79%) Electronics
8 21 (2.34%) Legal
9 19 (2.12%) Law
10 14 (1.56%) Humanities
11 10 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.89%) German Language
12 8 (0.89%) Publishing
13 7 (0.78%) Advertising
13 7 (0.78%) Spanish Language
14 6 (0.67%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.45%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.45%) French Language
Job Titles
1 300 (33.44%) Product Manager
2 87 (9.70%) Product Owner
3 85 (9.48%) Developer
4 65 (7.25%) Analyst
5 63 (7.02%) Senior Manager
6 61 (6.80%) Senior Product Manager
7 55 (6.13%) Technical Manager
8 50 (5.57%) Architect
9 43 (4.79%) Technical Product Manager
10 40 (4.46%) Business Analyst
11 34 (3.79%) Digital Product Manager
12 26 (2.90%) Product Analyst
12 26 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
13 23 (2.56%) Software Engineer
14 22 (2.45%) Business Intelligence Specialist
15 20 (2.23%) Delivery Manager
15 20 (2.23%) Product Management Analyst
16 19 (2.12%) Consultant
16 19 (2.12%) Software Product Manager
17 18 (2.01%) Product Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (6.80%) .NET
2 43 (4.79%) React
3 40 (4.46%) HTML
4 38 (4.24%) REST
5 37 (4.12%) AngularJS
6 34 (3.79%) Node.js
7 29 (3.23%) CSS
8 21 (2.34%) Kafka
9 18 (2.01%) RESTful
9 18 (2.01%) XML
10 17 (1.90%) Vue.js
11 16 (1.78%) ASP.NET Web API
11 16 (1.78%) Web Services
12 13 (1.45%) Entity Framework
13 11 (1.23%) Jest
14 10 (1.11%) Aurelia
14 10 (1.11%) HTML5
14 10 (1.11%) HTML5 Canvas
14 10 (1.11%) NHibernate
14 10 (1.11%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 169 (18.84%) User Experience
2 90 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (5.46%) Mobile App
4 29 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
5 27 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (2.45%) Management Information System
7 20 (2.23%) EPoS
8 19 (2.12%) Virtual Team
9 16 (1.78%) Public Cloud
10 15 (1.67%) PKI
11 13 (1.45%) Data Centre
11 13 (1.45%) STB
12 12 (1.34%) Cloud Native
13 11 (1.23%) Client/Server
13 11 (1.23%) Fixed Income
13 11 (1.23%) Life Science
14 10 (1.11%) Reinsurance
14 10 (1.11%) Social Media
14 10 (1.11%) Web 2.0
15 9 (1.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 75 (8.36%) Windows
2 67 (7.47%) Linux
3 34 (3.79%) Android
3 34 (3.79%) Apple iOS
4 20 (2.23%) Windows 10
5 15 (1.67%) Unix
6 13 (1.45%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.22%) AIX
7 2 (0.22%) HPUX
7 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.22%) OpenVMS
7 2 (0.22%) Solaris
7 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.11%) Debian
8 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.11%) VMS
8 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 479 (53.40%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (20.18%) Scrum
3 158 (17.61%) Product Roadmap
4 125 (13.94%) Analytics
4 125 (13.94%) User Stories
5 111 (12.37%) DevOps
6 107 (11.93%) Project Management
7 100 (11.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 93 (10.37%) Problem-Solving
9 88 (9.81%) Fintech
10 85 (9.48%) Continuous Improvement
11 77 (8.58%) Computer Science
12 73 (8.14%) Customer Requirements
13 71 (7.92%) Coaching
13 71 (7.92%) Software Engineering
14 69 (7.69%) Acceptance Criteria
14 69 (7.69%) Presales
15 65 (7.25%) Product Backlog
16 63 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
17 62 (6.91%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 100 (11.15%) SQL
2 75 (8.36%) JavaScript
3 68 (7.58%) Java
4 67 (7.47%) Python
5 64 (7.13%) C#
6 32 (3.57%) C++
7 28 (3.12%) TypeScript
8 18 (2.01%) C
9 15 (1.67%) Go
9 15 (1.67%) T-SQL
10 14 (1.56%) PHP
11 10 (1.11%) Apple Swift
12 9 (1.00%) Kotlin
13 8 (0.89%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.67%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.56%) Java 8
15 5 (0.56%) Objective-C
15 5 (0.56%) Ruby
16 4 (0.45%) Perl
16 4 (0.45%) R
Qualifications
1 174 (19.40%) Degree
2 28 (3.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (1.11%) Master's Degree
4 10 (1.11%) MBA
5 8 (0.89%) CSPO
5 8 (0.89%) Security Cleared
6 7 (0.78%) APMP
6 7 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (0.67%) CCNA
7 6 (0.67%) MCSE
7 6 (0.67%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.56%) CISA
8 5 (0.56%) CISSP
8 5 (0.56%) HNC
9 4 (0.45%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.33%) CRISC
10 3 (0.33%) ISEB
10 3 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (8.25%) QA
2 12 (1.34%) SLA
3 6 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.56%) GDPR
4 5 (0.56%) PMO
5 4 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.22%) Government Security Classifications
6 2 (0.22%) NCSC
6 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.11%) COBIT
7 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.11%) EMIR
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.11%) NIST
7 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.11%) UCITS
7 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 41 (4.57%) Docker
2 12 (1.34%) Firmware
3 11 (1.23%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 46 (5.13%) Kubernetes
2 13 (1.45%) SCCM
3 12 (1.34%) ZABBIX
4 10 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (0.89%) Ansible
6 6 (0.67%) Terraform
7 5 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.56%) Puppet
8 3 (0.33%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.22%) Grafana
9 2 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (0.22%) Opsgenie
9 2 (0.22%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.22%) WMI
10 1 (0.11%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.11%) Graylog
10 1 (0.11%) Rancher
10 1 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 110 (12.26%) Microsoft
2 31 (3.46%) SAP
3 23 (2.56%) Splunk
4 22 (2.45%) Google
5 9 (1.00%) iManage
6 8 (0.89%) Intapp
7 7 (0.78%) Oracle
7 7 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (0.78%) VMware
8 6 (0.67%) Citrix
9 4 (0.45%) Adobe
9 4 (0.45%) ANSYS
9 4 (0.45%) Apple
9 4 (0.45%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.45%) Bloomberg
9 4 (0.45%) Ceridian
9 4 (0.45%) Cisco
9 4 (0.45%) Infor
9 4 (0.45%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.33%) Facebook